Emily C. Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson Will Lead Vineyard Theatre's IS THIS A ROOMEmily C. Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson Will Lead Vineyard Theatre's IS THIS A ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates and casting for Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Tina Satter. Performances will begin at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) Thursday, October 3 with opening night set for Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

Adrienne Truscott Returns To Joe's Pub With A Stand-Up Rape About ComedyAdrienne Truscott Returns To Joe's Pub With A Stand-Up Rape About Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, is thrilled to present Adrienne Truscott's (Still) Asking For It (A Stand-Up Rape About Comedy Starring Her P***y and Little Else), directed and developed by Ellie Heyman, from September 20 a?" October 13. The a?oebrilliantly bolda?? (The Times UK) Truscott returns to Joe's Pub with a new iteration of her provocative and painfully relevant show, which had its U.S. debut there in 2013. Dressed only from the waist up and the ankles down, Truscott (still) stars in this sex-positive, seriously funny, unflinching, and nuanced show about rape culture, but will now be joined by cast members Jenn Kidwell (Underground Railroad Game) and Mari Moriarty (Jet of Blood). (Still) Asking For It features video and sound design by Carmine Covelli. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! PROMENADEPhoto Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! PROMENADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW TV: Check Out Highlights from the Latest Encores! Endeavor PROMENADEBWW TV: Check Out Highlights from the Latest Encores! Endeavor PROMENADE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW TV: What Is Encores! PROMENADE All About? We Put the Cast to the Test!BWW TV: What Is Encores! PROMENADE All About? We Put the Cast to the Test!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2019

While the cast was in rehearsals, they stopped to play a little game that we like to call Synopsis Showdown! Watch as they find the words to tell us more about the almost forgotten musical! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Encores! PROMENADE, with Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Encores! PROMENADE, with Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 3, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season. The cast is in rehearsals and gave us a special sneak peek! Go behind the scenes with the whole company below! (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Soara-Joye Ross, Among Cast of Encores! PROMENADEBonnie Milligan, Soara-Joye Ross, Among Cast of Encores! PROMENADE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Anne Kauffman today announced casting for the production of Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Queens Theatre Presents THE STONEWALL 50 PLAYSQueens Theatre Presents THE STONEWALL 50 PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK ? In a nondescript bar on Christopher Street a revolution was sparked 50 years ago when the LGBTQ patrons decided gathering as a community was not a crime. (more...)

Mount Tremper Arts Announces Watershed Laboratory 2019 SeasonMount Tremper Arts Announces Watershed Laboratory 2019 Season
by Sarah Hookey - May 22, 2019

Nestled in the Catskill Mountains, Mount Tremper Arts (MTA) is an artist-founded laboratory space dedicated to supporting artists in the creation and presentation of new works of contemporary art. Beginning on June 15, they will present eight new experimental performances-deeply rooted in collaboration and activism-through their Watershed Lab. Guided by the metaphor of the Catskills as the watershed for New York City, MTA serves as the artistic headwaters for works that are incubated through residencies and performances before traveling to presenting partners in NYC. (more...)

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 6, 2019

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 19 categories, with one special award and three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Drama Desk Award-nominated writer and performer of The New One, Mike Birbiglia. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. (more...)

DELISH Comes to BedlamDELISH Comes to Bedlam
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2019

NYC's Tastiest Variety Show: hosted by Philip Sparkle (@philipsparkle) and Golden Delicious (@msgoldendelicious).Come hungry. We're serving you courses of comedy, drag, and music - and the audience is full of snacks. (more...)

Golden, Gray, and Lampert Star in Reading of THE TATTOOED LADYGolden, Gray, and Lampert Star in Reading of THE TATTOOED LADY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is producing a reading of the new musical THE TATTOOED LADY, book by Obie-winner Erin Courtney, music and lyrics by Lucille Lortel-winner Max Vernon, and direction by Ellie Heyman. THE TATTOOED LADY was selected for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's Triple R program, giving the writers 2 readings and a residency to do extensive development of their musical in a compressed time frame. (more...)

Educational Alliance To Host #NastyWomen Comedy Show Featuring Trans And Non-Binary Line-UpEducational Alliance To Host #NastyWomen Comedy Show Featuring Trans And Non-Binary Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Educational Alliance will host the #NastyWomen Production on Monday, April 15th at 7:30pm at the 14th Street Y, featuring the first line-up comprised entirely of trans and non-binary comedians. In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, #NastyWomen was conceived as a night dedicated to female resistance comedians that utilize comedy as both a uniting tool and a resistance tool. January 18th, 2018 - days ahead of the Women's March - marked the inaugural event and the series continues to generate a forum that empowers all through laughter, camaraderie, and activism. In light of the explosive #MeToo and Time's Up movements and in recognition that feminism must be intersectional, on April 15, 2019 at 7:30pm, #NastyWomen+ will feature underrepresented genders and empower those marginalized within the spectrum of she and they identity. (more...)

Daniel Craig To Lead NYTW's One-Night-Only Reading Of Caryl Churchill's A NUMBERDaniel Craig To Lead NYTW's One-Night-Only Reading Of Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that they will present a special one-night-only reading of A Number, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home, Othello) and featuring Daniel Craig (Othello, Spectre). The reading will benefit NYTW's Artist Workshop and Education programming and will take place at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street) Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 7pm. (more...)

WP Theater and NYTW Extend HURRICANE DIANEWP Theater and NYTW Extend HURRICANE DIANE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and WP Theater are announce that Hurricane Diane, the first co-production of a two-play collaboration, will run for an additional two weeks. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NYTW Celebrates Opening Night of HURRICANE DIANE!Photo Coverage: NYTW Celebrates Opening Night of HURRICANE DIANE!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 25, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and WP Theater (Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag) just celebrated opening night of Hurricane Diane, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence). Directed by Tony Award nominee, two-time Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Leigh Silverman (Violet), Hurricane Diane will play for a limited run through Sunday, March 10, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: A Godly Intervention To Stop Climate Change In Madeleine George's Comedy HURRICANE DIANEBWW Review: A Godly Intervention To Stop Climate Change In Madeleine George's Comedy HURRICANE DIANE
by Michael Dale - Feb 25, 2019

Pulitzer finalist Madeleine George describes the title character of her decidedly weird little comedy about the threat of global warming, Hurricane Diane, as 'a butch charm factory.' Becca Blackwell sure fits that bill perfectly, delivering the 90-minute play's exposition monologue with the engaging flair of an ace stand-up comic nailing the punch lines in a tight three minute set. (more...)

NYTW Will Present 17 BORDER CROSSINGS This SpringNYTW Will Present 17 BORDER CROSSINGS This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will present 17 Border Crossings, created and performed by NYTW Usual Suspect Thaddeus Phillips (A Billion Nights on Earth), and directed by Tatiana Mallarino (Red Eye to Havre de Grace). This will be Thaddeus Phillips's third collaboration with NYTW, following ¡El Conquistador! in 2006 and Red Eye to Havre de Grace in 2014. (more...)

AMANDA DUARTE: STAYING ALIVE to Play Three Performances at Joe's PubAMANDA DUARTE: STAYING ALIVE to Play Three Performances at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Amanda Duarte: Staying Alive, the raw, intensely personal new show written by and starring Duarte, loosely inspired by the film Staying Alive and featuring music from the best-selling soundtrack including songs by The Bee Gees, will play three performances only at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street): Sunday, February 3 at 7 PM, Sunday, March 3 at 7 PM, and Tuesday, April 2 at 7 PM. (more...)

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